Stay Motivated in the Difficult Moments in Soccer

No matter how bad you want to accomplish your goals, you are likely to have days where you just don’t want to do the right things to work towards them. Everyone has those days when they feel lazy, tired, or just downright unmotivated. The best soccer players find a way to overcome these feelings and…

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How to Commit Fully to your Soccer Goals 

One of the biggest problems in society today is the prevalence of “cognitive dissonance”- the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change. Cognitive dissonance is a trait common to those who lack mental toughness and commitment. There is no place for it in the mind…

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Train with Purpose for Soccer Success

This message is for soccer players who work their tails off. Slackers will use as an excuse to miss workouts. One of the biggest mental mistakes I see is players practicing, lifting and training without a purpose. It’s sad because there are many athletes who are hardworking and passionate but they fail to improve much.…

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Train with Purpose for Soccer Success

This message is for soccer players who work their tails off. Slackers will use as an excuse to miss workouts. One of the biggest mental mistakes I see is players practicing, lifting and training without a purpose. It’s sad because there are many athletes who are hardworking and passionate but they fail to improve much.…

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Abby Wambach on Failure

  When retired US Women’s superstar, Abby Wambach, delivered the commencement speech to the graduating class at Barnard College last year, she gave a simple instruction to those in attendance: fail. Failure is something that is never truly appreciated in our society. In fact, it is condemned. In Patton’s famous speech to his fifth army,…

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